Web Services and the Service-Oriented Architecture
Library Technology Reports
Copyright (c) 2006 ALA Techsource
Abstract: Web Services and the Service-Oriented Architecture aims to provide information about Web Services to a library audience. The report includes conceptual descriptions of the technology as well as some technical information on how Web services are implemented. Library administrators or others that need to make decisions regarding library-related technology systems or issues will gain a perspective on the importance of this technology as well as how the implementation of Web services may relate to other library trends and initiatives. Library technical staff will gain from both the conceptual descriptions and the implementation examples.